Bill Johnson’s Professional Pharmacy – 5th

  This small commercial building with canted glass walls and sloping roof with undulating eaves was used originally as a pharmacy. It is now vacant and in the path of expanding Harris Hospital. Although of recent vintage, this building was included in the survey as an excellent example of pop modernism. This resource was demolished … Read more

Johnson-Puckett House – 7th

Constructed c. 1910, this wood-framed residence is a variation on a prevalent house type of the period. It has a rectangular plan, hipped roof and full front porch. The original owner was Gregory C. Johnston of the Johnston-Puckett Drug Co. Several years later his partner, Nicholas W. Puckett, purchased the property. This resource was demolished … Read more

Chateau De Ville Apartments – 8th

During the 1950s, the residential district surrounding 8th Avenue, Summit and Pennsylvania began to give way to buildings associated with the expanding medical district. This apartment complex is composed of seven two-story brick buildings that encompass up almost the entire block with the exception of the property facing Pennsylvania Avenue. The Chateau De Ville Apartments … Read more

Nowlin Building – College

This two-story brick structure was erected in 1913 on a corner site in a predominantly residential neighborhood. Two unaltered storefronts extend across the front of the ground floor, with residential flats above. Raised frieze panels, a corbelled brick cornice and a stepped parapet are the only decorative elements in this straightforward building. An upper-story loggia … Read more

Sandy-Hill House – College

This one-story wood-framed house has an irregular plan. It is sheathed in narrow clapboard and has a jerkinhead gabled roof. The house is distinguished by a quantity of delicate ornamental wood trim, including porch brackets, brackets and friezes beneath window hoods and jerkin-heads, and circular attic vents with jigsaw grilles. Documentation indicates that the house … Read more

Gilbert Apartments – College

This two-story gabled brick apartment building has a rectangular plan with matching two-story gabled porticos. The building was erected c. 1919 by Abraham Gilbert, replacing the family house on this site. The architect was L. B. Weinman; contractor, K. M. Muse. Owned and operated by the Gilberts until 1935, it was known as the Gilbert … Read more

Salerno Building – Daggett

The Salerno Building is a two-story brick commercial structure with a rectangular plan and flat parapeted roof. The upper story is articulated by engaged brick piers which project above the corbelled cornice, and lit by rectangular double-hung windows set in segmental arched openings. The original store fronts have been stuccoed over, and the brick painted … Read more

McMullen House – Daggett

This one-story rectangular wood-framed house has a hipped roof and full recessed porch supported by short Ionic columns. A gable with wide eaves and eave-returns rises flush over a portion of the porch. The house was built in 1909 for Sidney R. McMullen, a route agent for Wells Fargo & Co., on the site of … Read more

Markeen Apartments – Daggett

The Markeen Apartments consists of two very similar two-story brick buildings on adjoining corner lots. Each is rectangular, clad in buff brick, with flat roof and hipped parapet fascia of pressed metal simulating tile. Two-story porticos project forward. The apartments, of fireproof construction, were erected soon after the fire of April 1909, and completed by … Read more